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NUTS ONLY FOR YOU

Cashew nuts are widely eaten and have numerous health benefits. They are mostly used as an ingredient in processed foods such as snack foods, salads, and ice cream. It is loaded with vitamins and minerals that can help you keep a check on your cholesterol level. The nut has a great shelf life if sto...
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We are ready for cashew-cassava planting season for 2021

 Hurray!!! It’s rainy season again, the cashew-cassava plantation season. A season to sow and reap bountifully I know you might be wondering what is special about cashew-cassava, trust me! it has a lot of specs. want to know? Follow me closely. Intercropping is one big way to cash out in agricult...
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Hidden truths about Cashew Farming II

In the introductory article of this thread, we introduced you to the hidden truths about Cashew farming, and took the time to briefly go through its economic importance. In the article, we will be taking it up a notch. Let’s get straight into the business of the day. Quickly before we run ahea...
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WORLD FOOD DAY

World Food Day is a day dedicated to the celebration of the Food Agriculture Organization (FAO), an event organized in over 150 countries across the world, which is set apart in tackling Global hunger. It is held annually on the 16th of October where people from around the world come together to dec...
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WHY IS CASHEW ONE OF THE TOP 5 EXPORTABLE CROPS.

Nigeria is ranked 14th in the global index of cashew nut exports with about 60million dollars made yearly and produces about 20% of the world cashew production.   Exporting cash crops comes with a lot of challenges such as perishability and flaunctuating demands in the international market. Major e...
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AGRO-INVESTMENT AS A MEDIUM OF NATIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA

There has been a recent call for diversification by economists and public analysts from crude oil as Nigeria’s major export and source of revenue due to the continuous fall in the international price of oil. This has been met with applauds because of the present state of the economy. The state...
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YOUNG FARMERS GIVEN OPPORTUNITY TO SECURE THE FUTURE

Young Farmers given opportunity to secure the future To catch them young, the British American Tobacco Nigeria Foundation (BATNF) has launched the Farmers for the Future (F4F) grant aimed to give young people the opportunity to access funds for viable agricultural enterprises. Announcing the initiat...
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Combating post-harvest losses

A third of the global food wastage happens during post-harvest according to international reports. According to figures by the Nigerian Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL), Nigeria loses about $9 billion yearly due to poor post-harvest management. More than 30 perce...
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60,000 farmers to benefit from $200m APPEALS project fund

Sixty thousand farmers, drawn from six states will benefit from the $200m World Bank assisted project, under the Agro-Processing, Productivity Enhancement and Livelihood Improvement Support Project (APPEALS). This was disclosed at the Project Facilitation Training for facilitators, which ended yeste...
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Agriculture is the future of Nigeria”.

In the 1960s, before it turned to oil, Nigeria was one of the most promising agricultural producers in the world. Between 1962 and 1968, export crops were the country’s main foreign exchange earner. The country was number one globally in palm oil exports, well ahead of Malaysia and Indonesia, and ...
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